COVID-19 UPDATE: Tri-County Health announces eight new cases on July 16

(PRESS RELEASE/NE Tri-County Health)

Tri-County health announced yesterday that the area had eight confirmed positive cases in the following areas:

-Ferry County: 2 residing in the Republic area
-Pend Oreille County: 4 residing in the Newport area
-Stevens County: 1 residing in the Chewelah area and 1 in the Nine Mile Falls area.

This is the highest one-day total we have seen so far. As of July 15, 2020, our total confirmed cases for all three counties is 59: Ferry (6), Pend Oreille (17), and Stevens (36).

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